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Do Presidential Debates Impact Election Outcomes?

The presidential debates are generally considered the last big opportunity to move voters before the election. They offer rare moments for Americans to do some head-to-head comparison shopping between two candidates on the same stage discussing the issues.<p>And yet, according to the numbers, the …

Elections

Clinton, Trump Camps Fire Up Supporters Before Debate

<i>First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.</i><p><b>Clinton, Trump camps try to fire up supporters ahead of debate</b><p>If you want to see what each campaign's priorities are heading into Monday's first …

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First Read's Morning Clips: Prep Time

<b>OFF TO THE RACES: Prep time</b><p>NBC's Monica Alba and Ali Vitali lay out how each candidate is preparing for Monday's debate.<p>For everything you need to know about the first presidential debate this Monday go to nbcnews.com/debates.<p>The New York Times also looks at debate prep — and what each candidate …

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Trump Supports Stop-and-Frisk Despite Policy's Widespread Condemnation

Donald Trump is staying true to his tough talk on crime and law enforcement in America's most violent cities, no matter the political costs. In response to the unrest in Charlotte, Trump called for the nationwide adoption of a practice a federal judge called unconstitutional and critics derided as …

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Poll: Latino Voter Turnout Key for Clinton

Hillary Clinton expands her lead over Donald Trump with Latino voters but an enthusiasm gap could impact turnout. Chuck Todd talks with Maria Teresa …

Voter Turnout

Trump Charity Faces New Scrutiny

Donald Trump says his foundation is “doing a good job” following a report by The Washington Post that he used his charity to settle lawsuits …

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Candidates Weigh In on Police Shootings

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton offer very different views on community policing in the wake of two fatal police shootings of African-American men. …

Policing

Lehrer: Debates are About the Voter, Not Moderators

The pending presidential debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are all about the voter, according to 12-time debate moderator Jim Lehrer who presided over his first debate in 1988 and continued through the 2012 cycle.<p>"There's only one test and that is that this debate reveals who these …

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Chuck Todd's Exclusive With Iranian President Rouhani

http://www.nbcnews.com/widget/video-embed/771222595740<p>CHUCK TODD:<p>Mr. President, thank you for your time. I appreciate it. Let me start with your interpretation of the deal, the nuclear deal. In January you called it a golden page in Iran's history, opening new windows for engagement around the …

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Clinton and Trump Take Different Approaches to First Debate Prep

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump appear to be preparing for their highly anticipated Monday night debate showdown in ways that are as different as their candidacies. One looks to be hunkering down with homework, research and rehearsals, while the other seems to be taking an on-the-fly casual …

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First Read: With 47 Days to Go, Trump Needs Outside Forces to Win

<i>First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.</i><p><b>With 47 days to go, Trump needs outside forces to win</b><p>Ahead of Monday's first debate, Hillary Clinton holds the advantage in the 2016 presidential …

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First Read's Morning Clips: Trump's Latino Problem

<b>OFF TO THE RACES: Almost 80% of Latinos have a negative view of Trump</b><p>From our new NBC/WSJ poll: "Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton leads Republican Donald Trump by six points among likely voters heading into the first presidential debate on Monday, according to a brand-new national …

Elections

Rouhani: ‘Syria Doesn't Have a Military Solution’

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani tells MTP Daily's Chuck Todd in an exclusive interview that "the Syrians' problems must certainly be resolved …

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Johnson: 'I'm Leading Among Independents'

Libertarian Presidential nominee Gary Johnson tells Chuck Todd "I'm leading among independents," and says he’s not dropping out of the race despite …

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Clinton Maintains Durable Lead in New NBC/WSJ Poll

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump among registered and likely voters in both 4-way and 2-way matchups, according to a brand new national NBC …

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GOP Mega-Donors Fuel Growth of Down-Ballot Super PACs

Republican mega-donors continue to put their money not behind their presidential nominee but into super PACs focused on keeping the Senate and House in Republican hands.<p>The Senate Leadership Fund, a super PAC run by former President George W. Bush aide Karl Rove and endorsed by Senate Majority …

Campaign Fundraising

First Read: Trump's Charitable Foundation Takes Another Hit

<i>First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.</i><p><b>Trump's charitable foundation takes another hit</b><p>As the Washington Post first reported Tuesday, Donald Trump spent more than a quarter of a million dollars …

Fundraising

First Read's Morning Clips: 'Ever, ever, ever'

<b>OFF TO THE RACES: 'Ever, ever, ever'</b><p>Per NBC's Ali Vitali, Donald Trump repeated his grim view of African-American urban communities, saying at a campaign rally that "places like Afghanistan are safer than some of our inner cities." MORE: "We're going to rebuild our inner cities because our African …

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Clinton, Trump Report Largest Fundraising Month Yet

Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump had their best fundraising months yet in August, with Clinton bringing in $59.5 million and Trump $41 million, according to new Federal Election Commission filings released Tuesday.<p>While Clinton raised more than her Republican rival, she also spent more than …

Fundraising

Trump: 'I'm Not Running to be President of the World'

President Obama urges his fellow leaders to do more to help families and individuals who are forced to flee war-torn parts of the world, but Donald …

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Trump Campaign Losing Momentum?

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, a senior adviser to Trump, says the campaign is "extremely focused" despite some recent stumbles, including a report that …

Donald Trump

Terror Politics in the Age of Trump

The presidential race takes a hard turn following bombings in New York and New Jersey. NBC's Kelly O'Donnell discusses her exclusive interview with …

Republican Party

Why a George H.W. Bush Vote for Clinton Isn't a Stretch

A meeting between two members of American political dynasties caused a campaign tremor Monday night when the daughter of Robert Kennedy said that former President George H.W. Bush intends to vote for Democrat Hillary Clinton in November.<p>Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, who is also the former Lt. Gov. of …

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